Posted in December 2015

DakhaBrakha, October 1

DakhaBrakha, October 1

DakhaBrakha Village Underground, London, October 1 I’m always a bit apprehensive when finally seeing a band everyone’s been raving about – will they really live up to the hype? I missed the Ukrainian ‘ethno-chaos’ quartet DakhaBrakha at last year’s WOMAD, a performance that seemed to be the highlight of the festival for many. And now, … Continue reading

Rainforest World  Music Festival, August 7-9

Rainforest World Music Festival, August 7-9

Rainforest World Music Festival Sarawak Cultural Village, Borneo, Malaysia, August 7-9 This festival, tucked within the lush surroundings of the Sarawak Cultural Village in Borneo, has been well written about in these pages, but this year I finally had the chance to experience it myself. And there’s a reason the Rainforest World Music Festival has … Continue reading